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SAT and ACT Prep for Fall: Test Optional is the New Normal

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In the “before times,” the main question about college admissions tests used to be, “How can I do well on this test?” Now, the question is, “Should I even take this test?” Over 1500 schools decided to go test-blind or test-optional during the pandemic, and many of them are choosing to stay that way, at…

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Say Goodbye to the SAT Subject Tests and the Optional Essay

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This past Tuesday, the College Board—the organization that runs the SAT testing program and AP exams—announced that it is dropping the SAT Subject tests and the optional essay section of the SAT General Exam. The official reasoning of the College Board is “to reduce and simplify demands on students.” In addition, it plans to allocate…

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